Drawing is fun and now studies show it can also enhance your child’s development. Practicing sketching stimulates creativity and growth. From drawing stick figures to sketching landscapes, children can benefit from practicing.
Teachers agree that drawing enhances children’s creative expression and spatial reasoning. Kids develop problem-solving skills and a way of observing the world, and it even helps confidence.
Art skills boost self-expression by freeing kids to explore their imaginations and articulate their thoughts. Children can play around with and transform their ideas.
Unleash Your Creativity
As you can see, there are many benefits of drawing that we often don’t realize. The benefits include:
1# – Increased expressiveness
Drawing is a form of communication. Sometimes children struggle to express themselves using words and actions, so drawing becomes an evocative third option. Drawing enables children to express feelings visually, developing their emotional intelligence.
2# – Practice concentration
Drawing helps children learn to observe small details and concentrate on achieving a specific result. That focus is key to academic success, even in elementary school.
3# – Develop problem-solving skills
When drawing, a child is faced with many decisions: What to draw? What colors to use? What perspective? All these questions require them to constantly solve new problems.
4# – Imagination runs wild
Imagination should be encouraged, it’s the bridge to free expression, creativity, and confidence. Giving children the freedom to draw means that they can create anything they want.
The benefits are clear, but many children still struggle when drawing. They don’t know where to start. They need a guiding hand. And that’s why we decided to create our “How to Draw series.
Learning From the Best
Has your child always wanted to learn how to draw but don’t know where to start? Come join Alberto, our experienced illustrator, and immerse your child in the world of creativity and fun.
Our How to Draw series broadcast on live on our YouTube channel from São Paulo, Brazil. During this series, Alberto will teach children the tricks of the trade and how to make their drawings come alive.
Drawing is for everyone! It’s easy to learn how to create your own incredible drawings. Join us and we’ll show you how. We’ll guide viewers, step-by-step, into the wonderful world of drawing! They will have fun and learn important drawing skills and techniques.
In each week’s new episode, Alberto will draw a new and exciting character. Grab your markers, paper, and colored pencils and join us on the next episode of the How to Draw series.
Twice a month, we will even host a contest, where kids who have learned to draw watching the series can submit their drawings, and we will select a winner who will get a chance to do a video-workshop to improve their winning sketch and turn it into a game creature.
Click here to check out previous episodes and to subscribe to our channel. That way you won’t miss out on any of our future content. You can also try our fun activity sheets from our coloring collection on Pinterest by clicking here.